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Best Buy probes “misconduct” allegation against CEO
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Best Buy probes “misconduct” allegation against CEO

January 17th, 2020 | by Contributor
Electronics retailer Best Buy has launched an investigation into the conduct of its CEO, Corie Barry, the company announced Friday.  The investigation comes after the company said it received an anonymous letter alleging...
Can R.E.M. stop Trump campaign from playing its songs?
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Can R.E.M. stop Trump campaign from playing its songs?

January 17th, 2020 | by Contributor
As R.E.M. threatens legal action to stop President Donald Trump from playing its classic hit songs at campaign rallies, the iconic band joins other musicians who have objected to their work serving as backdrops for politicians....
Court tosses out kids' climate-change lawsuit
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Court tosses out kids' climate-change lawsuit

January 17th, 2020 | by Contributor
A federal appeals court has tossed out a high-profile case brought by 21 youths in a bid to block the federal government from encouraging the use of fossil fuels. Juliana vs. the United States, filed in 2015, alleges that the...
Trump finds campaign foe in “Mini” Mike Bloomberg
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Trump finds campaign foe in “Mini” Mike Bloomberg

January 17th, 2020 | by Contributor
At 6 feet 2 inches, President Trump towers over Michael Bloomberg, the diminutive 5-foot-7-inch former three-term mayor of New York City. Mr. Trump has taunted Bloomberg on Twitter, referring to him as “mini” and...
Lawsuit demands Zuckerberg give up control of Facebook
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Lawsuit demands Zuckerberg give up control of Facebook

January 17th, 2020 | by Contributor
A number of small Facebook rivals and defunct app developers say in an anti-trust lawsuit that Facebook is running “one of the largest monopolies ever seen in the United States.” And they have a dramatic and...
Jet Blue: That'll be $80 to check two bags at airport
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Jet Blue: That'll be $80 to check two bags at airport

January 17th, 2020 | by Contributor
JetBlue has raised its bag check fees by $5, bumping up costs for customers who pack heavy or opt for hands-free flights, and if industry history is any guide, other major carriers will soon follow with their own fee hikes on...